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Big Morning Breeze, fickle afternoon at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Big Morning Breeze, fickle afternoon at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Big Morning Breeze, Fickle Afternoon At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds Wednesday 17 September 2014 – Sailors arose to big breeze in Santander for the sixth day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and with 64 scheduled races it was set to be a big Wednesday. Gusts of up...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 6 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 6 Video Alert
  Wednesday 17 September 2014 – The Laser and Laser Radial Medal Race places were decided on big Wednesday as a beating breeze was present early on in the day at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Gusts of up to 30 knots were reported across the race track early on in the...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Nineteen Rio 2016 Olympic Laser Radial places awarded at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Nineteen Rio 2016 Olympic Laser Radial places awarded at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Veronika Fenclova CZE (c) Thom Touw Wednesday 17 September 2014 – The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championship is the first Olympic Qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition with 50% of spots up for grabs across all ten events. Thirty five nations were in with a...
September 17th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

21 Broadcasters to take live coverage of the Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

21 Broadcasters to take live coverage of the Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Wednesday 17 September 2014 – Twenty one broadcasters have signed up to take live coverage from the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. As well as unprecedented coverage from broadcasters, including ESPN (USA), BBC, OSN and beIN France, taking the championships to over 40 territories...
September 17th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Up and Down day at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Up and Down day at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Martinez Pacheco (c) Mick Anderson Tuesday 16 September 2014 – It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. It was scheduled to be a Super Tuesday...
September 16th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 5 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 5 Video Alert
Tuesday 16 September 2014 – It was a tough fifth day of racing for all of the fleets at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with a challenging up and down wind playing havoc across the seven race courses. It was scheduled to be a Super Tuesday with all of the fleets apart from...
September 16th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Upwards path for Austrian Women’s 470 Crew, Vadlau and Ogar + Video

Upwards path for Austrian Women’s 470 Crew, Vadlau and Ogar + Video
 Tuesday 16 September 2014 – Two years ago at the London 2012 Olympics, Lara Vadlau secured the final nation slot for Austria and was the youngest competing helm. Heading into Rio 2016, plans are looking a bit different. The London 2012 Olympic bug had well and truly caught Vadlau and she relished...
September 16th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Emerging Nations Program Sailors Shine In Santander + Video

Stefano Marcia- Monday 15 September 2014 – The Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships features more than 1, 000 sailors from 81 nations competing on the waters off the Spanish city. Many of the sailors have different backgrounds and entered the sport through various routes to get to where...
September 15th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Frustrating Day For Racers At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Frustrating Day For Racers At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
 Monday 15 September 2014 – Only the 49er yellow fleet were able to get racing in on the fourth day at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as light, teasing winds played havoc across the seven race courses. The 470, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Nacra 17 and RS:X fleets were all scheduled...
September 15th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Light Winds And Current Test Six Classes At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Light Winds And Current Test Six Classes At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
470 Men Bouvet Mion FRA (c) Nikos Alevromytis Sunday 14 September 2014 – The third day of racing at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships was a tough affair with light winds and a strong current testing the sailors across the six fleets on the water. The Laser, Laser Radial and Men’s...
September 14th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 3 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 3 Video Alert
Sunday 14 September 2014 – The Men’s and Women’s 470 fleets took to the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships race course on the third day with testing conditions on the race track. Meanwhile the Rio 2016 Olympic Laser spots were snapped up and we caught up with a few happy...
September 14th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Laser and Radial consolidate whilst RS:X Racing Commences at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Laser and Radial consolidate whilst RS:X Racing Commences at Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Pierre Le Coq FRA RSX Men (c) Vincenzo Baglione Saturday 13 September 2014 – Live Blog – A live blog will follow the ISAF Worlds from Thursday 11 September through to Sunday 21 September. The live blog is available here http://www.sailing.org/events/isafworlds/live-blog.phpIn the current weather...
September 13th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Rio 2016 Olympic Laser Spots Snapped Up At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Rio 2016 Olympic Laser Spots Snapped Up At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Saturday 13 September 2014 – With 50% of Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition spots available at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships, the fight for positions is tight, tense and tough. After a four race qualification series, the 23 Laser places on offer at Santander 2014 have been...
September 13th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 2 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 2 Video Alert
Saturday 13 September 2014 – It was a day for the French on the opening day of racing for the Men’s and Women’s RS:X at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Pierre le Coq advanced to the top in the men’s fleet whilst 2014 European Champion Charline Picon took...
September 13th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 1 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 1 Video Alert
Friday 12 September 2014 – The thick fog that covered the harbour in Santander at the start of the day soon burnt off and gave way to a light 5 to 7 knot breeze from the north east allowing the Laser and Laser Radial Fleets to get afloat and start the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Santander...
September 12th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Fog clears the way for great opening Race Day at the Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Fog clears the way for great opening Race Day at the Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Santander 2014 – Veronika Fenclova – Photo credits: ISAF Friday 12 September 2014 – The thick fog that covered the harbour in Santander at the start of the day soon burnt off and gave way to a light 5 to 7 knot breeze from the north east allowing the Laser and Laser Radial Fleets to...
September 12th, 2014 | Associations, Events, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Seafarers UK and Royal Borough of Greenwich Partnership Enables Tall Ships Regatta Training for Young Local Residents

Seafarers UK and Royal Borough of Greenwich Partnership Enables Tall Ships Regatta Training for Young Local Residents
Samantha, Storm, Cllr Denise Hyland, Sian, Connor, Boris Johnson. Seafarers UK has proved to be the ideal charity partner for The Royal Borough of Greenwich Tall Ships Festival (5–9 September). Councillor Denise Hyland, Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich said: ‘The Royal Borough of Greenwich...
September 12th, 2014 | Associations, Charity, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Thousands Attend Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships Opening Ceremony

Thousands Attend Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships Opening Ceremony
An estimated 30, 000 people enjoyed the Opening Ceremony at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as ISAF President Carlo Croce officially declared the event open. The Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds features more than 1, 250 sailors from 83 countries and they proudly carried their national...
September 11th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 0 Video Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Day 0 Video Alert
Thursday 11 September 2014 – It was the calm before the storm at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships with sailors fine tuning their boats and gearing up for the biggest event of the year. Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – The Calm Before The Storm URL – http://youtu.be/16XUopcdpzg Embed...
September 11th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GAC Pindar focused on its Volvo Ocean Race logistics challenge

GAC Pindar focused on its Volvo Ocean Race logistics challenge
Southampton, UK: 11 September 2014 – With just one month to go to the start of the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, GAC Pindar is in the thick of ensuring the provision of a seamless logistics support package for the 12th edition of the race that has been nicknamed the ‘Everest of...
September 11th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Marine Resources partners with ISAF Connect to Sailing

Marine Resources partners with ISAF Connect to Sailing
10 September 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is pleased to announce that Marine Resources has joined the Connect to Sailing initiative as a Performance Partner for ‘marine recruitment services’. James Ward, Managing Director and...
September 10th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sunset+Vine|APP appointed media partner for the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships

Sunset+Vine|APP appointed media partner for the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships
10 September 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF –  Sunset+Vine|APP to produce daily news bulletins and 10 hours of live coverage; Unprecedented live coverage secured as over 20 broadcasters including ESPN, BBC, OSN, beIN France are confirmed reaching 40 plus territories; Ten sailing classes...
September 10th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Media Alert

Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds – Media Alert
Tuesday 9 September 2014 – From 8-21 September 2014 more than 1, 250 sailors in over 900 boats from 84 nations will compete at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The best sailing talent will be on show and as well as world titles being awarded across ten events 50% of Rio 2016...
September 9th, 2014 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Kiwis Out To Defend Skiff Crowns At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Kiwis Out To Defend Skiff Crowns At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke New Zealand’s 49er and 49erFX teams will head to the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships aiming to defend their title and continue their run of podium finishes. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) are on an unbeaten run of six consecutive 49er regatta victories,...
September 5th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Tension building in Nacra 17 and Finn fleets ahead of Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Tension building in Nacra 17 and Finn fleets ahead of Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds
4 September 2014 – Issued on behalf of ISAF – A pocket of Nacra 17 and Finn racers will head into the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships marked as favourites following exceptional results throughout 2014. However with the stakes high and tension mounting there will be plenty...
September 4th, 2014 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More